The total number of confirmed infections now stands at 280,229 with the death toll reaching 4,615.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced a support package on Tuesday providing PLN 1.8 billion (EUR 393 million) for over 170,000 companies, employing over 400,000 people, affected by the latest anti-COVID-19 restrictions.
Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kaminski has been in quarantine since October 23 following consultation with the Chief Sanitary Inspector.
Poland is 11th among Western European countries in terms of the number of coronavirus infections per 100,000 inhabitants over the past 14 days, shows a report by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released on Monday.
From Monday, about 3.8 million older Polish school students are learning remotely, while 2.5 million younger children are still going to schools and kindergartens, spokesperson for the Ministry of Education Anna Ostrowska said on Monday.
Poland will conquer the COVID-19 epidemic but Poles must mobilise themselves to observe restrictions, PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote in a Monday letter to the ongoing 2nd Polish Health Congress in Warsaw.
Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau has gone into quarantine after contacts with a COVID-19-infected person. Rau announced his quarantine on Friday and appealed for adherence to epidemic restrictions.
The current ban on international flights will be extended to November 10, according to a government draft regulation. If not amended, the previous ban would end on October 27.
Construction work on a COVID-19 hospital at Warsaw's National Stadium is very advanced, President Andrzej Duda said on Friday after visiting the site.
There are 521 SARS-CoV-2 testing points currently operating in Poland, Sylwia Wadrzyk, a spokesperson for the National Health Fund (NFZ), told PAP on Friday.